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78559 (2002 RG154)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078559
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1447013887313472 5.8182e-08  
a 2.563738239262332 1.3454e-08 au
q 2.192761755697414 1.5402e-07 au
i 14.72858361248457 5.3593e-06 deg
node 206.4631549798521 1.8644e-05 deg
peri 166.0388326777 2.5083e-05 deg
M 162.9686439629158 1.8561e-05 deg
tp 2458521.748973096977
(2019-Feb-07.24897310)
7.4585e-05 TDB
period 1499.370453991697
4.11
1.1803e-05
3.231e-08
d
yr
n .2401007696540842 1.89e-09 deg/d
Q 2.934714722827251 1.5401e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      844  
   data-arc span      7713 days (21.12 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-12-14  
   last obs. used      2020-01-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54259  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 18:26:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1955 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.5371 au 
 T_jup = 3.373 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0   n/a MPO449494  
diameter diameter 2.451 km 0.308 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.294   0.087 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

78559 (2002 RG154)          Discovered 2002-Sep-14 by Ametlla de Mar at Ametlla de Mar
Reference: 20040415/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2127-Nov-10 02:22 00:03 Hygie 0.0381369529380375 0.0381126600161103 0.0381612460303612 4.9335662717404 4.93356606639004 2498243.598497844 3.1331382168149 1216.74290334151 49.3530758493899 6.02313941010484 12976.3382210843 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-23 18:26:56 2020-Feb-23 18:26
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